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Community Audio
Dec 4, 2011
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Shortwave broadcasts recorded in the Midwestern US on the Ten-Tec RX-320D or Eton E1XM receivers, using the recording facility of the Shortwave Log software. The file names primarily follow the format Station ID - Transmitter Location (if known) - frequency - date and start time, but expect some recordings to be misidentified. The QRM includes city power lines, street lights with bad ballasts, household electronics, and interference from Radio Havana Cuba.
Topics: shortwave, radio, HF
Old Time Radio
Sep 15, 2008
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Welles' first radio series as director/producer/adaptor, in which he developed the techniques later used in The Mercury Theatre on the Air.
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Topic: Orson Welles OTR
Old Time Radio
Sep 2, 2008
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Welles guest stars on the long running anthology series.
Topic: Orson Welles Rita Hayworth OTR
Old Time Radio
Aug 30, 2008
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Welles' first almanac/variety radio show, featuring members of his Mercury Theatre with Jiminy Cricket as the voice of Orson's conscience.
Topic: Orson Welles Mercury Theatre OTR
Old Time Radio
Feb 25, 2008
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Welles performances of Shakespeare, from radio broadcasts and 78-speed records.
Old Time Radio
Jan 11, 2008
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A collection of radio shows from World War II, featuring Welles in everything from cameo, host or narrator to lead actor. Welles' own wartime radio series were Hello Americans, Ceiling Unlimited and the Orson Welles Radio Almanac. Programs: Gulf Screen Guild Theater - Between Americans by Norman Corwin We Hold These Truths Nazi Eyes on Canada - Alameda Command Performance Fifth War Loan Drive G I Journal The Liberation of Paris Columbia Presents Corwin - 14 August by Norman Corwin Dorris Miller...
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Topics: Orson Welles, World War II, OTR
Old Time Radio
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Orson Welles and Joseph Cotten star in this wartime series, featuring Mercury Theatre veterans Agnes Moorehead and George Coulouris. Music by Lud Gluskin. Episodes starring Welles: War Workers Gremlins Pan-American Airlines Rulers of Earth The Future Episodes starring Cotten: Christmas Show God's Corporals
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Topics: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, OTR
Old Time Radio
Jan 10, 2008
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Welles guest stars on the patriotic NBC series. Episodes: The Great Man Votes by Gordon Malherne Hillman Thunder from the Mountains by Arthur Miller Admiral of the Ocean Sea by Samuel Eliot Morison In the Best Tradition by Peter Lyon
Topics: Orson Welles, OTR
Old Time Radio
Jan 10, 2008
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Welles appears as guest host on Stars in Their Courses by I. A. R. Wiley, starring Helen Hayes, and guest star on One Step Ahead by John La Touche.
Topics: Orson Welles, Helen Hayes, OTR
Community Audio
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Off-air tape recording of news reaction to the resignation of Attorney General Elliot Richardson, the firing of Deputy Attorney General William Ruckleshaus, and the firing of special prosecutor Archibald Cox and his entire staff by Solicitor General Robert Bork, stemming from a refusal by President Richard Nixon to hand over his White House tapes as part of the Watergate investigation. Includes press conferences by and interviews with the participants.
Topics: Richard Nixon, Watergate
Community Audio
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Off-air tape recording of President Nixon fielding questions from a convention of newspaper editors in Florida. Includes questions on the missing White House Tapes with Nixon uttering his most famous quote "well, I am not a crook." The recording stops after 51 minutes due to a malfunction of the tape recorder.
Topics: Richard Nixon, Watergate
Old Time Radio
Jan 5, 2008
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Orson Welles guest stars on the long-running thriller. Included is Welles' parody of Donovan's Brain. Suspense (CBS) directors: William N. Robeson, William Spier music: Bernard Herrmann Episodes: The Hitchhiker by Lucille Fletcher The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell The Lost Special by Arthur Conan Doyle Philomel Cottage by Agatha Christie Lazarus Walks by Robert Richards The Marvelous Barastro by Ben Hecht The Dark Tower by Alexander Woollcott and George S. Kaufman Donovan's Brain by...
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Topics: Orson Welles, Suspense, OTR
Old Time Radio
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Early Welles radio appearances, including starring as Hamlet in his own adaption of the play. Ray Collins stars in Air Raid. Columbia Workshop (CBS) director: Irving Reis music: Bernard Herrmann Episodes: Hamlet by William Shakespeare The Fall of the City by Archibald MacLeish Air Raid by Archibald MacLeish
Topics: Orson Welles, Shakespeare, Archibald MacLeish, OTR
Old Time Radio
Jan 5, 2008
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A Wellesian smorgasbord of comedy, trivia, music and drama. This second half of the series was broadcast live from Armed Forces camps as part of The Mercury Wonder Show. part 1 is here: http://www.archive.org/details/1944OrsonWellesRadioAlmanacpart1
Topics: Orson Welles, OTR
Old Time Radio
Jan 5, 2008
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A Wellesian smorgasbord of comedy, trivia, music and drama, with Agnes Moorehead as president of the Orson Welles Swoon Club. Musical guests include Nat King Cole and Kid Ory. Orson Welles Almanac (CBS) director: Orson Welles music: Lud Gluskin series cast and guest stars include: Agnes Moorehead, Ray Collins, Hans Conried, Keenan Wynn, Groucho Marx, Lionel Barrymore, Hedda Hopper, Victor Moore, Lucille Ball, Charles Laughton, Betty Hutton, Mary Boland, Dennis Day, Aurora Miranda, Ann Sothern,...
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Topics: Orson Welles, OTR
Old Time Radio
Dec 19, 2007
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Following on from his newspaper column in the New York Post, Orson Welles offered a weekly political radio broadcast, covering such topics as the OPA (Office of Price Administration,) atomic bomb tests, and the blinding of war veteran Isaac Woodard.
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Topics: Orson Welles, Isaac Woodard, NAACP
Old Time Radio
Dec 19, 2007
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Welles and the Mercury revisit some favorite broadcasts from the 1930s and offer some new stories as well. Mercury Summer Theatre (CBS) director: Orson Welles music: Bernard Herrmann episodes: Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne, music by Cole Porter The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas The Hitchhiker by Lucille Fletcher Jane Eyre by Emily Bronte A Passenger to Bali by Ellis St. Joseph The Search for Henri Le Fevre by Lucille Fletcher Life with Adam by Hugh Kemp The Moat Farm...
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Topics: Orson Welles, Mercury Theatre, OTR
Old Time Radio
Dec 19, 2007
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Welles and the Mercury revisit some favorite broadcasts from the 1930s and offer some new stories as well. Mercury Summer Theatre (CBS) director: Orson Welles music: Bernard Herrmann episodes: Abednego the Slave by Orson Welles and John Tucker Battle I'm a Fool by Sherwood Anderson/The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe Moby Dick by Herman Melville The Apple Tree by John Galsworthy King Lear by William Shakespeare part 1 is here: http://www.archive.org/details/1946MercurySummerTheatre
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Topics: Orson Welles, Mercury Theatre, OTR